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TCH Annual Conference

Andrés Rapela

Andrés is assistant vice president for Secure Payments and is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of the strategy for improving security and resiliency of the U.S. payments system. This work entails collaboration with payments professionals across the financial system, and with interested stakeholders in various related industries. Andrés brings over 25 years of experience in financial services, information technology, and risk management to the Secure Payments initiative.

Prior to joining the Bank, Andrés was a vice president at Fidelity Institutional, where for eight years he led the brokerage platform technology risk management function. While at Fidelity, Andrés held several other senior leadership positions in technology, risk management, and compliance across multiple business lines.

Andrés is a graduate of Pace University and holds an M.B.A. from the Boston College Carroll School of Management. He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
As a long-time resident in the Boston area, Andrés volunteers his time at the Pine Street Inn where he serves Sunday dinner to people in need of a home.